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message 1: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 31, 2012 07:23PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments Total Regions: 9
Total Countries: 234
Books Read: 265





message 2: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 30, 2012 02:48PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments Africa


Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb Under the Frangipani by Mia Couto Skeleton Coast (Oregon Files 4) by Clive Cussler Palace of Gold by Hilary Wilde Queen Pokou Concerto for a Sacrifice by Véronique Tadjo Sundiata An Epic of Old Mali (Longman African Writers Series) (Longman African Classics) by D.T. Naine The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison by Jack Mapanje The Translator A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur by Daoud Hari Fighting Two Colonialisms Women in Guinea-Bissau by Stephanie Urdang Beyond The Mango Tree by Amy Bronwen Zemser Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala The Shadows of Ghadames by Joëlle Stolz Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller The Price of Stones by Twesigye Jackson Kaguri A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali by Gil Courtemanche Unbowed by Wangari Maathai The Land Without Shadows  by Abdourahman A. Waberi The Stone Virgins A Novel by Yvonne Vera Bonobo Handshake A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo by Vanessa Woods The Usurper And Other Stories by Janvier Chando Song of the Nightingale One Woman's Dramatic Story of Faith and Persecution in Eritrea by Helen Berhane Chaka Zulu by Thomas Mofolo The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Morality for Beautiful Girls (No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency #3) by Alexander McCall Smith Marriage In Domoni Husbands And Wives In An Indian Ocean Community by Martin Ottenheimer Woman at Point Zero by Nawal El Saadawi Stolen Lives Twenty Years in a Desert Jail by Malika Oufkir A Long Walk to Water Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park Tropic Moon  by Georges Simenon The Last Will & Testament of Senhor da Silva Araújo by Germano Almeida Why Goats Smell Bad and Other Stories from Benin by Raouf Mama Black Hawk Down A Story of Modern War by Mark Bowden Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord The Wonga Coup by Adam Roberts Wife of the Gods by Kwei Quartey The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene The Plague by Albert Camus Salammbô by Gustave Flaubert Le mie fiabe africane by Nelson Mandela Broken Glass by Alain Mabanckou A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer The Madagascar I Love by Arkady Fiedler Letters from Togo by Susan Blake The King of Kahel by Tierno Monénembo Grk Operation Tortoise by Joshua Doder Through a Window My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe by Jane Goodall African Tales Folklore of the Central African Republic by Rodney Wimer The Parachute Drop by Norbert Zongo Hugging the Chimps Adventures in Burundi by Christel Hann Tubob Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps by Mary E. Trimble The Last Brother by Nathacha Appanah East Wind a True Story by Jacqueline Richards Good Morning Comrades by Ondjaki Nasara by James Appel Bridge Over Niger by Remo Capra Bloise Chocolate Islands Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa by Catherine Higgs Sahara by Michael Palin Travels In Mauritania by Peter Hudson More Ketchup Than Salsa - Confessions of a Tenerife Barman by Joe Cawley Traditional Recipes of Reunion Island by Yohann Maillot


7. South Africa: Cry, the Beloved Country
------------------ Favorite African Folktales
10. Ethiopia: Sweetness in the Belly
---------------- The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears (Mostly set in US)
11. Mozambique: Under the Frangipani
-------------------- A Girl Named Disaster
18. Namibia: Skeleton Coast
--------------East Wind: a True Story
24. Swaziland: Palace of Gold
28. Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast): Queen Pokou
29. Mali: Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali
33. Malawi: The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison
37. Sudan: The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur
49. Guinea-Bissau: Fighting Two Colonialisms: Women in Guinea-Bissau
55. Liberia: Beyond The Mango Tree
56. Nigeria: Purple Hibiscus
----Nigeria: Beasts of No Nation
57. Libya: The Shadows of Ghadames
60. Zambia: Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness
61. Uganda: The Price of Stones: Building a School for My Village
64. Rwanda: A Sunday At The Pool In Kigali
67. Kenya: Unbowed
68. Djibouti: The Land Without Shadows
71. Zimbabwe: The Stone Virgins: A Novel
76. Congo (DRC): Bonobo Handshake: A Memoir of Love and Adventure in the Congo
78. Cameroon: The Usurper: And Other Stories
83. Eritrea: Song of the Nightingale: One Woman's Dramatic Story of Faith and Persecution in Eritrea
84. Botswana: Morality for Beautiful Girls
85. Comoros: Marriage In Domoni: Husbands And Wives In An Indian Ocean Community
88. Egypt: Woman at Point Zero
99. Morocco: Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail
111.South Sudan: A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story
115.Gabon: Tropic Moon
123.Cape Verde: The Last Will & Testament of Senhor da Silva Araújo
131.Benin: Why Goats Smell Bad and Other Stories from Benin
139.Somalia: Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War
140.Senegal: Redemption in Indigo
147.Equatorial Guinea: The Wonga Coup
150.Ghana: Wife of the Gods
153.Sierra Leone: The Heart of the Matter
157.Algeria: The Plague
166.Tunisia: Salammbô
173.Congo (RC): Broken Glass
176.Madagascar: The Madagascar I Love
181.Togo: Letters from Togo
182.Lesotho: Chaka Zulu
183.Guinea: The King of Kahel
184.Seychelles: Grk: Operation Tortoise
185.Central African Republic: African Tales: Folklore of the Central African Republic
186.Burkina Faso: The Parachute Drop
187.Burundi: Hugging the Chimps: Adventures in Burundi
188.Tanzania: Through a Window: My Thirty Years with the Chimpanzees of Gombe
189.Gambia: Tubob: Two Years in West Africa with the Peace Corps
196.Mauritius: The Last Brother
204.Angola: Good Morning Comrades
208.Chad: Nasara
209.Niger: Bridge Over Niger
213.Sao Tome and Principe: Chocolate Islands: Cocoa, Slavery, and Colonial Africa
216.Western Sahara: Sahara
218.Mauritania: Travels In Mauritania
228.Canary Islands: More Ketchup Than Salsa - Confessions of a Tenerife Barman
230.Reunion: Traditional Recipes of Reunion Island


message 3: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 28, 2012 11:56AM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments Asia


The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje Red Poppies A Novel of Tibet by Alai Gentlemen of the Road A Tale of Adventure by Michael Chabon The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pène du Bois Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad Crazed, The by Ha Jin The Oath A Surgeon under Fire by Khassan Baiev Martyred Armenia by Fa'iz El-Ghusein My Kiasu Teenage Life in Singapore by Ee Lin See A Golden Age by Tahmima Anam Little Princes One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan Fairy Tale Fail by Mina V. Esguerra Setting Out The Education of Li-Li by Tung Nien Boat Trip by Azamat Sultanov Married to Bhutan by Linda Leaming The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga The Calligrapher's Daughter by Eugenia Kim Bangkok 8 by John Burdett Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker The Novice A Story of True Love by Thich Nhat Hanh The Coroner's Lunch (Dr. Siri Paiboun, #1) by Colin Cotterill First They Killed My Father A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ung The Last Harem by George P. Saunders Somewhere Inside One Sister's Captivity in North Korea and the Other's Fight to Bring Her Home by Laura Ling Almaty-Transit by Dana Mazur Jamilia by Chingiz Aitmatov On the Island by Tracey Garvis-Graves Armenia Portraits of Survival and Hope by Donald E. Miller The Tale of Hodja Nasreddin Disturber of the Peace by Leonid Solovyov Funu The Unfinished Saga of East Timor by Jose Ramos Horta Daily Life in Turkmenbashy's Golden Age by Sam Tranum The Knight in the Tiger Skin by Shot'ha Rust'hveli Chef A Novel by Jaspreet Singh


5. Hong Kong: The Piano Teacher
34. Japan: Kitchen
------------ Unbroken: A World War II Story Of Survival, Resilience, And Redemption
36. Sri Lanka: Anil's Ghost
43. Tibet: Red Poppies
48. Azerbaijan: Gentlemen of the Road: A Tale of Adventure
51. Indonesia: The Twenty-One Balloons
58. Malaysia: Lord Jim
87. China: The Crazed
95. Chechnya: The Oath
105.Singapore: My Kiasu Teenage Life in Singapore
108.Bangladesh: A Golden Age
114.Nepal: Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal
119.Philippines: Fairy Tale Fail
120.Taiwan: Setting Out: The Education of Li-Li
121.Tajikistan: Boat Trip
122.Bhutan: Married to Bhutan
127.India: The White Tiger
133.South Korea: The Calligrapher's Daughter
134.Thailand: Bangkok 8
135.Mongolia: Invisible Cities
137.Burma: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
138.Vietnam: The Novice: A Story of True Love
143.Laos: The Coroner's Lunch
151.Cambodia: First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
152.Brunei: The Last Harem
156.North Korea: Somewhere Inside: One Sister's Captivity in North Korea and the Other's Fight to Bring Her Home
158.Kazakhstan: Almaty-Transit
159.Kyrgyzstan: Jamilia
178.Maldives: On the Island
180.Armenia: Martyred Armenia
-------------Armenia: Portraits of Survival and Hope
192.Uzbekistan: The Tale of Hodja Nasreddin: Disturber of the Peace
199.Timor-Leste: Funu: The Unfinished Saga of East Timor
206.Turkmenistan: Daily Life in Turkmenbashy's Golden Age
207.Georgia: The Knight in the Panther's Skin
225.Kashmir: Chef: A Novel


message 4: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 31, 2012 07:25PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments Caribbean


Solibo Magnificent by Patrick Chamoiseau Timothy of the Cay by Theodore Taylor The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway Selected Poems by Derek Walcott Hurricanes, Paradise and Fairy Tales by Kim Norris Samuels Under the Silk Cotton Tree A Novel by Jean Buffong Unburnable A Novel by Marie-Elena John Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende Before We Were Free (Pura Belpre Medal Book Narrative (Awards)) by Julia Alvarez The Mystic Masseur by V.S. Naipaul Memoirs of My Childhood St. Vincent, West Indies by Annice Browne Aruba Home Cooking by The Womens' Guild of Lago Community Church O Recife by Nora Roberts The Polished Hoe A Novel by Austin Clarke The Day is So Long and the Wages So Small Music on a Summer Island by Samuel Charters The Long Song by Andrea Levy Lucy A Novel by Jamaica Kincaid The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson The History of Mary Prince A West Indian Slave Narrative by Mary Prince Hurricane by L. Ron Hubbard St. Barts Breakdown by Don Bruns Montserrat On My Mind Tales Of Montserrat by Dorine S. O'Garro Tales from the Heart True Stories from My Childhood by Maryse Condé Down the Cayman Wall by Gary M Montemayor Food Plane Soup the Desert Island Letters by Ron-Luc Nickell The House of Six Doors by Patricia Selbert


13. Martinique: Solibo Magnificent: A novel
-------------------Hurricane
20. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas): Timothy of the Cay
26. Cuba: The Old Man and the Sea
30. Saint Lucia: Selected Poems
31. Saint Maarten: Hurricanes, Paradise and Fairy Tales
32. Grenada: Under the Silk Cotton Tree: A Novel
38. Aruba: Aruba Home Cooking
42. Haiti: Island Beneath the Sea
50. Dominican Republic: Before We Were Free
66. Trinidad and Tobago: The Mystic Masseur
79. Saint Vincent & the Grenadines: Memoirs of My Childhood: St. Vincent, West Indies
80. Dominica: Unburnable
97. Saint Kitts and Nevis: The Reef
98. Barbados: The Polished Hoe
102.Bahamas: The Day Is So Long and the Wages So Small: Music on a Summer Island
132.Jamaica: The Long Song
136.Antigua & Barbuda: Lucy
169.Puerto Rico: The Rum Diary
212.Bermuda: The History of Mary Prince: A West Indian Slave Narrative
219.Saint BarthÉlemy: St. Barts Breakdown
221.Montserrat: Montserrat On My Mind: Tales Of Montserrat
227.Guadeloupe: Tales from the Heart: True Stories from My Childhood
229.Cayman Islands: Down the Cayman Wall
232.Turks & Caicos Islands: Food Plane Soup: the Desert Island Letters
233.Curacao: The House of Six Doors


message 5: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Dec 27, 2012 03:31PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments Europe


Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky The Land of the Black Mountain (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by Gerald Prance The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson Les Misérables (Everyman's Library Classics, #239) by Victor Hugo The Day of the Pelican by Katherine Paterson Fragments Memories of a Wartime Childhood by Binjamin Wilkomirski The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1) by Philip Pullman Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman  by Thomas Hardy The Witch Of Portobello by Paulo Coelho Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy Twelfth Night, or What You Will by William Shakespeare The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa The Owl Service  by Alan Garner Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernières Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys The Singing Tree by Kate Seredy Astrid and Veronika by Linda Olsson The Passport by Herta Müller The Expats by Chris Pavone Death of a Travelling Man (Hamish Macbeth, #9) by M.C. Beaton I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Treviño The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne Crabwalk by Günter Grass The Bandit Wind by Slavko Janevski Hunger by Knut Hamsun Metamorphosis by Franz Kafka Rock Crystal by Adalbert Stifter First Light by Rebecca Stead The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway The Successor by Ismail Kadaré The Compromise by Sergei Dovlatov Alentejo Blue by Monica Ali A Place of Hiding (Inspector Lynley, #12) by Elizabeth George Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine, #1) by Ransom Riggs The Vatican's Exorcists Driving Out the Devil in the 21st Century by Tracy Wilkinson Fieldwork in Ukrainian Sex by Оксана Забужко (Oksana Zabuzhko) Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deane Snow Angels (Inspector Kari Vaara, #1) by James M. Thompson The Green Shore by Natalie Bakopoulos Guilty Wives by James Patterson The Dogs of Riga (Wallander #2) by Henning Mankell The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier Heidi by Johanna Spyri The Death Of Ivan Ilyich by Leo Tolstoy The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde The Hunchback of Notre-Dame by Victor Hugo H.R.H. by Danielle Steel The Sword And The Scimitar by David Ball Independent People by Halldór Laxness Street Without a Name Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria by Kapka Kassabova Defiance The Bielski Partisans by Nechama Tec The Mountain Wreath by Petar II Petrović Njegoš The Road to Andorra by Shirley Deane Year of the Frog by Martin M. Šimečka Pearl Drops / Biserne Suze by Željka Cvjetan Gortinski Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert Lost Province by Stephen Henighan A Death In Vienna (Gabriel Allon, #4) by Daniel Silva Elegy for Kosovo Stories by Ismail Kadaré A Freak Of Freedom; Or, The Republic Of San Marino by James Theodore Bent Ljubljana Witch by Stavrogin The Islands of Magic Legend, Folk, and Fairy Tales from the Azores (Illustrated) by Elsie Spicer Eells Luna Benamor by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez


2. Russia: Crime and Punishment
------------ The Death Of Ivan Ilyich
3. Montenegro: The Land Of The Black Mountain
------------------ The Mountain Wreath
8. France: The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette
-------------Les Misérables
-------------The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
-------------Madame Bovary
12. Kosovo: The Day of the Pelican
-------------Elegy for Kosovo: Stories
15. Switzerland: Fragments
------------------- Heidi
16. Svalbard: The Golden Compass
16. England: Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman
--------------- The Witch of Portobello
--------------- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
19. Ireland: Heart and Soul
-------------- The Picture of Dorian Gray
22. Croatia: Twelfth Night
27. Italy (Sicily) The Leopard
35. Wales: The Owl Service
-------------Fantastic Mr. Fox
-------------Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
41. Netherlands: Girl in Hyacinth Blue
44. Greece: Captain Corelli's Mandolin
--------------The Green Shore
45. Denmark: To Siberia
52. Lithuania: Between Shades of Gray
62. Hungary: The Singing Tree
65. Sweden: Astrid and Veronika
69. Romania: The Passport
74. Luxembourg: The Expats: A Novel
75. Scotland: Death of a Travelling Man
77. Spain: I, Juan de Pareja
90. Serbia: The Tiger's Wife
--------------Pearl Drops / Biserne Suze
92. Poland: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
93. Germany: Crabwalk
96. Norway: Hunger
100.Czech Republic: The Metamorphosis
101.Austria: Rock Crystal
-------------A Death In Vienna
106.Greenland: First Light
116.Bosnia and Herzegovina: The Cellist of Sarajevo
117.Albania: The Successor
124.Estonia: The Compromise
125.Portugal: Alentejo Blue
129.Channel Islands: A Place of Hiding
141.Vatican City: The Vatican's Exorcists: Driving Out the Devil in the 21st Century
142.Ukraine: Fieldwork in Ukrainian Sex
144.Northern Ireland: Reading in the Dark
148.Finland: Snow Angels
163.Monaco: Guilty Wives
165.Macedonia: The Bandit Wind: Poems
------------------- Cousins
167.Latvia: The Dogs of Riga
168.Belgium: The Lady and the Unicorn
175.Liechtenstein: H.R.H.
177.Malta: The Sword And The Scimitar
179.Iceland: Independent People
181.Bulgaria: Street Without a Name: Childhood and Other Misadventures in Bulgaria
193.Belarus: Defiance: The Bielski Partisans
197.Andorra: The Road to Andorra
201.Slovakia: Year of the Frog
202.Moldova: Lost Province
205.San Marino: A Freak Of Freedom; Or, The Republic Of San Marino
210.Slovenia: Ljubljana Witch
215.Azores: The Islands of Magic: Legend, Folk, and Fairy Tales from the Azores
222.Gibraltar: Luna Benamor


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Diane | 12554 comments A to Z Country Challenge


A = Afghanistan, Australia, Azerbaijan, Austria, Albania, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Azores

B = Brazil, Botswana, Barbados, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bhutan, Benin, Burma, Brunei, Belgium, Bahrain, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Bulgaria, Belarus, Bermuda, Bolivia

C = Chile, Canada, Croatia, Cuba. Cote d'Ivoire, Congo (DRC), Cameroon, Comoros, China, Chechnya, Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Cape Verde, Cyprus, Channel Islands, Cambodia, Colombia, Congo (RC), Central African Republic, Chad, Cook Islands, Canary Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao

D = Denmark, Dominican Republic, Djibouti, Dominica

E = Ethiopia, England, El Salvador, Eritrea, Egypt, Estonia, Equatorial Guinea, East Timor, Easter Island

F = France, French Guiana, Finland, Fiji, Falkland Islands

G = Grenada, Greece, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Germany, Greenland, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Gambia, Guam, Georgia, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe

H = Hong Kong, Haiti, Hungary, Honduras

I = Ireland, Italy, Iraq, Indonesia,Iran, Israel, India, Iceland

J = Japan, Jordan, Jamaica

K = Kosovo, Kenya, Kiribati, Kazakhstan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Kashmir

L = Lithuania, Liberia, Libya, Luxembourg, Laos, Lebanon, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lesotho

M = Montenegro, Martinique, Mozambique, Marshall Islands, Mali, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Mongolia, Micronesia, Monaco, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malta, Maldives, Mauritius, Moldova, Mauritania, Montserrat

N = Nauru, Namibia, Netherlands, Nigeria, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Norway, Northern Ireland, North Korea, Niger

O = Oman

P = Peru, Pakistan, Palestine, Poland, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Portugal, Panama, Puerto Rico, Paraguay, Palau, Pitcairn Island

Q = Qatar

R = Russia, Rwanda, Romania, Reunion Island

S = South Africa, Switzerland, Swaziland, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sweden, Scotland, Spain, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Syria, Serbia, St. Kitts & Nevis, Singapore, South Sudan, Samoa, South Korea, Somalia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, Seychelles, Suriname, Slovakia, San Marino, Slovenia, Sao Tome & Principe, Saint Helena, Saint Barthelemy

T = Tahiti, Turkey. Tibet, Trinidad and Tobago, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Tunisia, Tonga, Togo, Tanzania, Tuvalu, Turkmenistan, Tristan da Cunha

U = USA, Uganda, Uruguay, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

V = Virgin Islands, Vietnam, Vatican City, Vanuatu, Venezuela

W = Wales, Western Sahara

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Y = Yemen

Z = Zambia, Zimbabwe


A to Z Author Challenge

A = Aravind Adiga
B = Binjamin Wilkomirski
C = Patrick Chamoiseau
D = Fyodor Dostoyevsky
E = Carolly Erickson
F = Farah Ahmedi
G = Gunther Grass
H = Ernest Hemingway
I = Isabel Allende
J = Jean Buffong
K = Knut Hamsun
L = Janice Y.K. Lee
M = Mia Couto
N = Nevil Shute
O = Michael Ondaatje
P = Per Petterson
Q = Kwei Quartey
R = Anne Rice
S = William Shakespeare
T = Theodore Taylor
U = Stephanie Urdang
V = Veronique Tadjo
W = Lolly Winston
X
Y = Banana Yoshimoto
Z = Markus Zusak


message 11: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Oct 26, 2011 12:56PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments Yay! I'm finally on the board!

Launching from the United States I read:

1. Good Grief by Lolly Winston Good Grief by Lolly Winston

then, off to Russia with:

2. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Regions: 2
Countries: 2
Books Read: 2


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Diane | 12554 comments 3. Europe: Montenegro - The Land Of The Black Mountain (Illustrated Edition) by Gerald Prance The Land Of The Black Mountain by Gerald Prance

Regions: 2
Countries: 3
Books Read: 3


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Diane | 12554 comments 4. Middle East: Afghanistan - The Other Side of the Sky A Memoir by Farah Ahmedi The Other Side of the Sky: A Memoir by Farah Ahmedi

Regions: 3
Countries: 4
Books Read: 4


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Diane | 12554 comments 5. Asia: Hong Kong - The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee The Piano Teacher by Janice Y.K. Lee


Regions: 4
Countries: 5
Books Read: 5


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Diane | 12554 comments 6. Latin America: Chile - My Invented Country A Nostalgic Journey Through Chile by Isabel Allende My Invented Country by Isabel Allende AND The Yellow Heart by Pablo Neruda The Yellow Heart by Pablo Neruda

Regions: 5
Countries: 6


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Diane | 12554 comments 7. Africa: South Africa - Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Regions: 6
Countries: 7
Books Read: 7


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Diane | 12554 comments 8. Europe: France - The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson The Hidden Diary of Marie Antoinette by Carolly Erickson

And

Les Misérables by Victor Hugo Les Misérables by Victor Hugo

Regions: 6
Countries: 8
Books Read: 8


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Diane | 12554 comments 9. Oceania: Tahiti - Trustee from the Toolroom by Nevil Shute Trustee from the Toolroom by Nevil Shute

Regions: 7
Countries: 9
Books Read: 9


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Diane | 12554 comments 10. Africa: Ethiopia - Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb

11. Africa: Mozambique - Under the Frangipani by Mia Couto Under the Frangipani by Mia Couto

12. Europe: Kosovo - The Day of the Pelican by Katherine Paterson The Day of the Pelican by Katherine Paterson

13. Caribbean: Martinique - Solibo Magnificent A novel by Patrick Chamoiseau Solibo Magnificent by Patrick Chamoiseau

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 13
Books Read: 13


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Diane | 12554 comments 14. Oceania: Nauru - Paradise for Sale A Parable of Nature by Carl N. McDaniel Paradise for Sale: A Parable of Nature

15. Europe: Switzerland - Fragments Memoirs Of A Childhood 1939 1948 by Binjamin Wilkomirski Fragments (I actually got this book for my Latvia entry, but only the very beginning took place in Latvia. The bulk of the book bounced back and forth between Switzerland and Poland).

AND

Heidi by Johanna Spyri Heidi by Johanna Spyri

16. Europe: Svalbard - The Golden Compass (His Dark Materials, #1) by Philip Pullman The Golden Compass

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 16
Books Read: 16


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Diane | 12554 comments 17. Middle East: Turkey: Pandora Pandora (New Tales of the Vampires, #1) by Anne Rice AND The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 17
Books Read: 17


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Diane | 12554 comments 18. Africa: Namibia: Skeleton Coast by Clive Cussler Skeleton Coast

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 18
Books Read: 18


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Diane | 12554 comments 19. Europe: Ireland: Heart and Soul Heart and Soul by Maeve Binchy

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 19
Books Read: 19


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Diane | 12554 comments 20. Caribbean: Virgin Islands (St. Thomas): Timothy of the Cay Timothy of the Cay by Theodore Taylor by Theodore Taylor.

This book went back and forth from Curacao to St. Thomas.

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 20
Books Read: 20


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Diane | 12554 comments 21. North America: Canada: On Whale Island Notes from a Place I Never Meant to Leave by Daniel Hays On Whale Island: Notes from a Place I Never Meant to Leave.

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 21
Books Read: 21


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Diane | 12554 comments 22. Europe: Croatia: Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare.

The book is set in coastal Illyria, which is present-day Croatia.

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 22
Books Read: 22


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Diane | 12554 comments 23. Middle East: Oman: Al-Azaf The Omani Cookbook by Lamees Abdullah Al Taie Al-Azaf: The Omani Cookbook by Lamees Abdullah Al Taie


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 23
Books Read: 24


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Diane | 12554 comments 24. Africa: Swaziland: Palace of Gold by Hilary Wilde Palace of Gold by Hilary Wilde

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 24
Books Read: 25


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Diane | 12554 comments 25. Oceania: Marshall Islands: Mutiny on the Globe The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock by Thomas Farel Heffernan Mutiny on the Globe: The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock by Thomas Farel Heffernan

26. Europe: England: Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman  by Thomas Hardy Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 26
Books Read: 27


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Diane | 12554 comments 27. Caribbean: Cuba: The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 27
Books Read: 29


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Diane | 12554 comments 28. Europe: Italy (Sicily): The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa The Leopard by Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 28
Books Read: 30


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Diane | 12554 comments 28. Africa: Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast): Queen Pokou Concerto for a Sacrifice by Véronique Tadjo Queen Pokou by Véronique Tadjo.


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 29
Books Read: 31


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Diane | 12554 comments 29. Africa: Mali: Sundiata An Epic of Old Mali (Longman African Writers Series) (Longman African Classics) by D.T. Niane Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali (Longman African Writers Series) by D.T. Niane

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 29
Books Read: 32


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Diane | 12554 comments 30. Caribbean: Saint Lucia: Selected Poems by Derek Walcott Selected Poems by Derek Walcott


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 30
Books Read: 33


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Diane | 12554 comments 31. Caribbean: Saint Maarten: Hurricanes, Paradise and Fairy Tales by Kim Norris Samuels Hurricanes, Paradise and Fairy Tales.


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 31
Books Read: 34


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Diane | 12554 comments 32. Caribbean: Grenada: Under the Silk Cotton Tree A Novel by Jean Buffong Under the Silk Cotton Tree: A Novel by Jean Buffong.

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 32
Books Read: 35


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Diane | 12554 comments 33. Africa: Malawi: The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison (African Poets) by Jack Mapanje The Chattering Wagtails of Mikuyu Prison by Jack Mapanje.


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 33
Books Read: 36


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Diane | 12554 comments 34. Asia: Japan: Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 34
Books Read: 37


message 39: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Sep 15, 2012 01:03PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments 35. Europe: Wales: The Owl Service  by Alan Garner The Owl Service by Alan Garner AND Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl AND Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine #1) by Ransom Riggs Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 35
Books Read: 38


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Diane | 12554 comments 36. Asia: Sri Lanka: Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje Anil's Ghost by Michael Ondaatje


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 36
Books Read: 39


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Diane | 12554 comments 37. Africa: Sudan: The Translator A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur by Daoud Hari The Translator: A Tribesman's Memoir of Darfur by Daoud Hari.


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 37
Books Read: 40


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Diane | 12554 comments 38. Caribbean: Aruba: Aruba Home Cooking by The Womens' Guild of Lago Community Church Aruba Home Cooking by The Womens' Guild of Lago Community Church

39. Middle East: Saudi Arabia: Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea Girls of Riyadh by Rajaa Alsanea


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 39
Books Read: 42


message 43: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12554 comments 40. Latin America: Peru: The Cubs and Other Stories by Mario Vargas Llosa The Cubs and Other Stories by Mario Vargas Llosa


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 40
Books Read: 43


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Diane | 12554 comments 41. Europe: Netherlands: Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 41
Books Read: 44


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Diane | 12554 comments 42. Caribbean: Haiti: Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 42
Books Read: 46


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Diane | 12554 comments 43. Asia: Tibet: Red Poppies by Alai Red Poppies by Alai


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 43
Books Read: 48


message 47: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Sep 15, 2012 01:05PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments 44. Europe: Asia: Captain Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernières Captain Corelli's
Mandolin
by Louis de Bernières AND The Green Shore by Natalie Bakopoulos The Green Shore by Natalie Bakopoulos


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 44
Books Read: 49


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Diane | 12554 comments 45. Europe: Denmark: To Siberia by Per Petterson To Siberia by Per Petterson


Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 45
Books Read: 50


message 49: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (last edited Feb 19, 2012 02:20PM) (new)

Diane | 12554 comments 46. Middle East: Iraq: A Hundred And One Days by Åsne Seierstad A Hundred And One Days by Åsne Seierstad

47. Middle East: Pakistan: A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 47
Books Read: 52


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Diane | 12554 comments 48. Asia: Kazakhstan: Gentlemen of the Road A Tale of Adventure by Michael Chabon Gentlemen of the Road: A Tale of Adventure by Michael Chabon

49. Africa: Guinea-Bissau: Fighting Two Colonialisms Women in Guinea-Bissau by Stephanie Urdang Fighting Two Colonialisms: Women in Guinea-Bissau by Stephanie Urdang

Total Regions: 8
Total Countries: 49
Books Read: 54


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